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Updates to the Policies, Regulations and Procedures Manual



Since distribution of the Manual during the Fall of 2007, the following changes/updates have occurred:

December 14, 2007 - Board of Regents approved Subject M. Capital Assets

January 25, 2008 - Board of Regents approved Subject Q. Moving Expenses

January 25, 2008 - Board of Regents approved Subject K. Entertainment

March 21, 2008 - Board of Regents approved the following topics:

Criminal Background Checks for inclusion in Subject B. Recruitment and Employment
Children in the Workplace for inclusion in Subject F. Employee and Labor Relations
Drug and Alcohol Testing for inclusion in Subject B. Recruitment and Employment
Operation of Vehicles for inclusion in Subject X.  Risk Management and Safety

March 21, 2008 - Board of Regents approved Subject T. Memberships

May 16, 2008 - Board of Regents approved Subject J. Travel

August 22, 2008 - Board of Regents approved Subject S. Budgeting

January 23, 2009 - Board of Regents approved inclusion of Animal Control regulations in Subject X. Risk Management and Safety

March 20, 2009 - Board of Regents approved Subject Z. Facilities Maintenance

May 15, 2009 - Board of Regents approved the following:

Amendments to Policies B.  Recruitment and Employment - eliminates requirement to conduct background checks on people employed on an incidental (less than 2 weeks) basis; C.  Student Employment - clarifies background check requirements for certain student employment positions. 
Regulations Subject E. Benefits - Continuation of Shared Leave Program through June, 2012.
New Subject P.  Trademark Licensing
Regulations Subject R.  Purchasing - Addition of regulations for business travel card; selection of Architects/Engineers.
Regulations Subject X.  Risk Management and Safety - Addition of regulations for Missing Campus Resident Notification and Emergency Messaging.
Regulations Subject Y.  Police - Addition of regulations for Lost and Found Property

July 24, 2009 - Board of Regents approved addition of policy, rules and regulations regarding Sensitive Information Protection and Identity Theft Prevention in Subject A. General Topics

September 11, 2009 - Board of Regents approved amendment to Policies E. Benefits to clarify Group Health Insurance language; and, the addition of regulations and procedures regarding Athletic Events Tailgating in Subject AA. Facilities Use

December 4, 2009 - Board of Regents approved addition of policy, regulations and procedures regarding Smoke Free Workplace in Subject A. General Topics.

January 29, 2010 - Board of Regents approved addition of policy, regulations and procedures regarding Worker's Compensation Modified Work Duty in Subject E. Benefits

April 9, 2010 - Board of Regents approved addition of policy, regulations and procedures regarding Inclement Weather in Subject X. Risk Management and Safety.

December 3, 2010 - Board of Regents approved addition of policy on Reporting Misconduct and Protection from Retaliation in Subject A. General Topics.

January 26, 2011 - Board of Regents approved mandatory revision to the EEO, Sexual Harassment and Harassment policies as a result of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.  Subject A. General Topics

September 30, 2011 - Board of Regents approved mandatory revision to the Sexual Harassment and Harassment policies regarding sexual violence.  Subject A. General Topics

November 11, 2011 - Board of Regents approved addition of policy on Tuberculosis Control and Prevention to Subject A. General Topics; revision to Subject B. Recruitment and Employment regarding policy on background checks; and policy revision to Subject Q. Moving Expense.

December 9, 2011 - Board of Regents approved addition of BB. Computing and InformationTechnology Resources policy.

February 1, 2012 - Board of Regents approved addition of policy on Social Media in Subject A. General Topics.

March 14, 2012 - Board of Regents approved continuation of Shared Leave Program with the deletion of the Sunset provision.

November 8, 2012 - Board of Regents approved changes to Subject A. General Topics; revision to Sexual Harassment and Harassment Policy; addition of policies on the Kansas Open Records Act, Religious Accommodations, Bulletin Boards and Posting, and Behavioral Assessment.  Subject E. Benefits was revised to clarify leave earnings and eligibility for disability plans.

June 12, 2014 - Board of Regents approved change to Subject A. General Topics; revision to Bulletin Boards and Posting, to ensure the policy is one that is proper under the First Amendment and relates only to time, manner and place.

July 23, 2015 - Board of Regents approved change to Subject A. General Topics; revision to Board Policy, Sections A.1 and A.2 to address issues of discrimination, with an emphasis on matters involving sex discrimination under Title IX.

November 12, 2015 - Board of Regents approved change to Subject R. Purchasing and Financial Obligations giving preference to Shawnee County, Kansas businesses.

January 5, 2016 - Updated Section E. 3.6 Additional Holiday Closing Schedule to include years 2014-2017.

July 21, 2016 - Board of Regents approved policy change to Subject A. General Topics; revision to Section 4. Smoking and Tobacco Use (Effective date September 1, 2016).

September 22, 2016 - Board of Regents approved policy changes to subjects:  A. General Topics; B. Recruitment and Employment; D. Compensation; E. Benefits; O. Sponsored Projects

July 1, 2017 - Board of Regents approved policy changes to Subject: Y. Police revision to Section 4. Firearms. Subsequent revisons were made to the regulations and procedures Subject Y. Police Section 4. Firearms.

December 13, 2017- Board of Regents approved policy changes to Subject E. Benefits  revisoin to Section 19. Mobile Communication and Information Devices.

December 14, 2017- Regulations and Procedures Subject X. Risk Management updates made to Section 19. Skateboards, Skates and Bicycles and Other Forms of Related Transportation. Subject E. Benefits updates to Section 4.5 Earning Personal Leave.

July 1, 2018- Regulations and Procedures Subject E. Benefits Section 24: Mobile Communications & Information Devices ("Mobile CIDs") was added.

July 26, 2018 - Board of Regents approved policy changes to Subject B. Recruitment and Employment, updating the Neopotism Policy to Consenual and Familial Relationships. Regulations and Procedures Subject B. Recruitment and Employment was updated to reflect the changes.

October 8, 2018- Regulations and Procedures Subject H. Payroll was updated after review.

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